Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote: > GIT version control wrote: >> Module: xenomai-jki >> Branch: for-upstream >> Commit: 5d2fa6c7578683e036d88bc6dbb6a7f458dfe705 >> URL: >> http://git.xenomai.org/?p=xenomai-jki.git;a=commit;h=5d2fa6c7578683e036d88bc6dbb6a7f458dfe705 >> >> Author: Jan Kiszka <jan.kis...@siemens.com> >> Date: Wed Apr 28 15:08:11 2010 +0200 >> >> native: Improve fault tolerance /wrt multiple task deletions >> >> As we may pass the pthread handle of an RT_TASK directly to glibc, we >> may trigger a SIGSEGV if the underlying thread was already terminated. >> Try to catch this application mistakes by clearing the handle at least >> in that task descriptor which successfully ran rt_task_delete or >> rt_task_join. >> >> Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kis...@siemens.com> > > Ok. I have tested this patch (though I could not find whether it was > discussed on the mailing list). And in fact, it looks to me like it > turns an application error into a silently working application.
Then there is probably something broken: rt_task_delete is supposed to return -EIDRM of the passed handle no longer exists. That's at least what the doc says. The point of this patch is to turn an application crash into a proper error return value (and that not only for --enable-debug). Jan
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